A number of Facebook pages apparently created by Danes, which express radical Islamist sentiments, have been labelled as fake, with new research concluding that the pages were in fact produced by far-right extremists aiming to portray Muslims in a bad light.

Littered with threats such as "Denmark, we are here to take over" and "Just wait, Denmark will soon become a Muslim country", the pages have caused social media uproar.

However, graduate students Johan Dam Farkas and Jannick Schou from the IT University of Copenhagen were the first to discover that things were not quite as they seem.

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